Whether a sheet of music seems like a foreign language to you or music is your life, Music Appreciation has something to offer. This course begins with an overview of the building blocks of music, such as rhythm, acoustics, instruments, and orchestration. Next you will learn about the role of music in society, the aesthetics of music, and how to evaluate a piece of music.
From there, you will study music history, beginning with medieval chants and leading all the way to present-day movie music. Finally, you will study music from around the world. This course is a must for aspiring musicians and avid listeners alike.
- Date January 24, 2013
- Tags Arts, High School Electives